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Congresswoman Judy Chu Arrested at Pro-DACA Rally

posted by Randall

 

DACA protest Dec 2017

Demonstrators await their arrests Wednesday after attending a demonstration asking for a vote for the Dream Act

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Two members of Congress — Rep. Judy Chu, D-CA, and Rep. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill., —were among the 182 demonstrators arrested during a rally demanding that Congress pass a clean Dream Act.… Read more

Asian Americans

Asian Americans and Blacks Protest in Support of Dreamers and TPS

posted by Randall

AAPI Immigrant Organizing Table Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) joined together at a news conference as part of a day of action for Dreamers and TPS

 

About 150 Asian Americans and Blacks marched in solidarity on Capitol Hill Tuesday to demand passage of protection on … Read more

Community Issues

Jun 30, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Inquirer: Filipinos to rally July 4th for temporary protection

Inquirer: Filipinos to rally July 4th for temporary protection

posted by Randall

No Build ZoneRallies will be held in front of the White House and 10 communities on July 4 for Temporary Protected Status for Filipinos in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, reports the Inquirer.

In Washington, DC, protestors will hold a huge banner in front of the White House lawn in a bid to get the President’s … Read more

Community Issues

Mar 27, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on ABS CBN: Big push today for temporary protected status for #Filipinos

ABS CBN: Big push today for temporary protected status for #Filipinos

posted by Randall

TPS Rally in New YorkRepresentative Mike Honda (D-San Jose) joined 30 other members of Congress this week voicing their support for temporary protected status for undocumented Filipinos.

The designation would allow them to travel freely between the US and the Philippines to assist with family affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

The status is often granted after natural disasters such as … Read more

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Mar 20, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Rappler: Filipino Americans to make big push for protected status

Rappler: Filipino Americans to make big push for protected status

posted by Randall

Super Typhoon HaiyanA coalition of Filipino American groups has issued a call to action to demand that the United States grant temporary protected status (TPS) to undocumented Filipinos in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

 Rappler reports that next Thursday, March 27, has been set aside as the day for supporters to call the State Department expressing support.… Read more

Community Issues

Feb 2, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Inquirer: Decision on protected status for undocumented Filipino immigrants could come this week

Inquirer: Decision on protected status for undocumented Filipino immigrants could come this week

posted by Randall

Super Typhoon Haiyan
Supporters of granting special protected status to undocumented Filipinos in the United States have launched an 11th hour letter writing campaign to US Secretary of State John Kerry, reports the Inquirer.

A decision could come by Friday, according to advocates.

Temporary protected status has been granted in the past to Haitians and people from … Read more

Community Issues

Jan 21, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on GMA: Filipino Americans growing impatient over lack of protected status

GMA: Filipino Americans growing impatient over lack of protected status

posted by Randall

Super Typhoon HaiyanFilipino American leaders are pushing harder for temporary protected status in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

GMA reports many are growing impatient at the inaction of the Obama administration on this issue.

TPS would give undocumented immigrants in this country temporarily the right to work and stay here given the unsafe conditions of returning to … Read more

Community Issues

Dec 17, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Business Mirror: 200,000 undocumented Filipinos expected to apply for protected status

Business Mirror: 200,000 undocumented Filipinos expected to apply for protected status

posted by Randall

Super Typhoon HaiyanTens of thousands of Filipinos may beginning working in the United States to aid the recovery efforts in the Philippines from Typhoon Haiyan, reports the Business Mirror.

The possibility became real when President Benigno Aquino formally applied for temporary protected status for undocumented Filipinos in the United States.

“(With President Aquino’s move), we are … Read more

Community Issues

Dec 5, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Inquirer: Groups seek support from Philippine President Acquino for undocumented Filipinos in US

Inquirer: Groups seek support from Philippine President Acquino for undocumented Filipinos in US

posted by Randall

 

Super Typhoon HaiyanFilipino American groups are urging Philippine President Benigno Aquino III to apply for temporary protected status for undocumented Filipinos in the United States, reports the Inquirer.

TPS would allow undocumented Filipinos to live and work in the United States if returning would be unsafe due to conditions from  Typhoon Haiyan. It would also … Read more

Community Issues

Dec 4, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Philly.com: Half a million Filipinos in US could get protected status after Typhoon Haiyan

Philly.com: Half a million Filipinos in US could get protected status after Typhoon Haiyan

posted by Randall

Super Typhoon HaiyanFilipino American civil groups are seeking temporary protected status for undocumented Filipinos and those on short term visas after Typhoon Haiyan, reports Philly.com.

The designation would allow some to travel to the Philippines to deal with the emergency and later return. It would also grant work authorization and protection from deportation for 18 months.

Up … Read more

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